Newport Beach, CA (June 13, 2022) – A woman and her dog were killed in a fatal accident that took place at a Newport Beach intersection on Sunday night, June 12.
According to Newport Beach Police, the accident happened around 8 p.m. at the intersection of San Joaquin Hills Road and Newport Ridge Drive. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they allegedly entered the intersection at the same time, forcefully colliding with each other. One of the vehicles immediately became engulfed in flames.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. A woman and her dog were pronounced dead at the scene. In the other vehicle, two children sustained major injuries and were rushed to local hospitals for treatment. It is not believed that anyone else sustained injuries in the accident.
Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the road was blocked at the intersection for some time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We offer our condolences to the family and friends of the woman who lost her life in this tragic accident.
Car accidents happen every day in California, some of which are minor and others that are severe in nature. In fact, some car accidents are so catastrophic that they take the lives of those involved. Hundreds of people lose their lives in fatal collisions every month in the state of California. In just 2019 alone, it is estimated that approximately 3,606 people were killed in fatal car accidents within the state. The loss of a loved one can be incredibly unexpected, leaving you in a difficult position. If you have sustained these immense losses, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Losing somebody close to you in a fatal car accident can prove to be incredibly difficult. You and your family will likely wonder where you can turn during these complex times. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, how do you move forward on a financial level? Wrongful death claims are incredibly complex, as there are only certain people who can bring these claims and deadlines that have to be met quickly. This is why it is crucial that you seek the assistance of a Newport Beach wrongful death attorney soon after a fatal crash.
Our experienced and compassionate attorneys at Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer are here to help you get back on your feet after you have lost a loved one in an accident. We understand how overwhelming a fatal collision can be. Having the help of a wrongful death attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected in your time of need. We will help you obtain the compensation you need for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
We are here for you during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Newport Beach at (888) 539-3154 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
Note: This post was created through the use of secondary sources such as state and local news sources, police accident reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents that take place in Orange County. The facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified, therefore, if any information is incorrect, please contact Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer so we can update the post with the most accurate information available. We will remove this post upon request.
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